On This Day

What Happened on August 6, 1969

Famous Birthdays

  • Elliott [Steven] Smith, American musician (Oscar nominee for "Miss Misery" from Good Will Hunting), born in Omaha, Nebraska (d. 2003)
  • Mike Budenholzer, American basketball head coach (Milwaukee Bucks 2018-19; Atlanta Hawks 2013-18; NBA Coach of the Year 2015, 19), born in Holbrook, Arizona
  • Roberto Lanckohr, soccer player (MVV)
  • Simon Doull, cricket medium pacer (NZ)

Famous Deaths

  • Theodor W. Adorno, German philosopher and sociologist, dies at 65
1969 Highlights

About August 6, 1969

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 51 years, 5 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Leo